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Emiratenes ambassadør i USA, Yousef Al Otaiba, kunne torsdag fortelle at en av dem som bombet ISIS var den kvinnelige piloten  Major Mariam Al Mansouri, (35) i en F-16.

“I can officially confirm that the UAE strike mission on Monday night was led by female fighter pilot Mariam Al Mansouri,” he said.

“She is a fully qualified, highly trained, combat-ready pilot and she is on a mission.”

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Maj Al Mansouri has an undergraduate degree in English literature and is the first woman to join the Khalifa bin Zayed Air College, graduating in 2008.

http://www.thenational.ae/uae/government/uaes-female-fighter-pilot-leads-airstrikes-against-isil

Her participation in the raid stirred a debate on social media, with supporters posting her picture on Twitter and commending her service.

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